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1998 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR15Y04
Hi I am an import shop and this is my neighbors truck. I replaced a leaking intake gasket [leaking coolant] Now won't start. Has good fuel pressure, spark, and injector pulse. Pops if you hold throttle wide open. Pulled plugs and they are wet but not soaked wi...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX30F9Y
Truck came in with a code P1280, on my scanner I see the icp voltage varing from 0 to 1 volt, pressure is at aprox 475 at idle, truck surges and occasionly stalls. I replace the sensor and the connector, on the first road test it was fine, then started acting ... Trouble codes: P1280 (Injection control pressure low)
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTSW21P75
Ok I cannot figure this truck out. This is my own vehicle. It has a problem with the heat in the cab. At times it will blow cool air. It has auto temp control and it is set to 90. When I stop at a light it will blow cold when I take off it will start to blow h...
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2007 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Fuel smell VIN: 1FTPW14V97
Customer came in with a complaint of a fuel smell inside the cab. He had taken it to the local Ford dealership and they couldn't find anything. We checked the emission system and found blockage in the evap canister. We replaced the canister, but still had the ...
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1983 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1LNB96F2DY
good friday to all.i need some help.have a 1983 lincoln towncar.thay has an intermittant hicup.(best way to describe it.only noticed at idle in gear say at a traffic light.when it hicups the vacum controled idle stepper raises idle speed so car jumps and retur...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWX335XE
The fix, as many suggested, was to replace the faulty glow plugs. All 8 were electrically open! I also replaced the wiring harnesses under the valve covers and changed the oil using 10w-30 Rotella synthetic blend. The block heater was bad too (this truck had n... Trouble codes: P0470 (Exhaust Backpressure System), P0475 (Exhaust Pressure Control System), P0500 (Vehicle Speed).
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2003 Ford Excursion XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1F456YHGR3
thank you guys for all the help this is a great resourse when i had the oil cooler out i did replace the screen after your post i pulled the ipr out and found no screen on the end someone had changed it before the sticker said honeywell with a part number but ...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35L66
Thanks to all who replied. Ultimately I got another truck from rental company with same year and engine and compared data and scope shots. Turns out that the cam timing was off, even though the pid for cam sync didn't show it! Returned trucks, their shop repa... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor circuit).
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTNE24L76
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP AND REPLIES TURNS OUT VAN HAD BEEN IN A ACCIDENT AT ONE TIME AND FORD HAS TWO DIFFERANT MAF SENSOR STYLE FOR THIS YEAR AND THE WRONG AIR BOX AND MAF WERE PUT IN.BODY SHOPS SHOULD STICK TO BODY WORK... WITH NEW BOX AND MAF FUEL TRIMS ARE... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
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2006 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP23106
thanks techs; the guys that replied were rite on. 2-more ign. coils were replaced . one oem , one carquest that seem to fix it.also changed coil on #4 cyl.the ck. lite has been off vehical runs strong. SO FAR !!! Trouble codes: P0355.
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